Chapman Freeborn On Board Courier

offers door-to-door, hand-carry services for time-critical shipments

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On hand, in hand, by hand

When time is of the essence, our on board courier (OBC) service uses global airline networks to expedite your time-critical shipments. Whether it’s manufacturing components to keep an assembly line running, the latest prototype technology, or a time-sensitive consignment of product samples, we understand exactly what it takes to get your cargo delivered fast.

Available 24/7/365
Available 24/7/365 Our on board courier team is available to you via telephone and email around the clock. You always have direct access to the team – we don’t use call centres.
Safe and Secure
Safe and Secure You’re in safe hands. Our on board couriers personally accompany your shipment from pick-up to final delivery, anywhere in the world.
Global Coverage
Global Coverage Our fully insured, trained couriers are strategically located around the world – many with passports and visas for countries that are traditionally challenging to access.
Trackable We keep you updated every step of the way. In addition to live movement reports direct from the courier, shipments can be checked at any time using our online tracking tool.
50 Years of Expertise
50 Years of Expertise As part of the Chapman Freeborn Group, we draw on 50 years of air cargo experience. We offer exceptional in-house expertise and award-winning customer service.
Innovative Solutions
Innovative Solutions Our service isn’t limited to the delivery of a single item. Using teams of couriers, we regularly assist our clients with multi-piece shipments – sometimes totalling more than 100 separate pieces.

Rapid, reliable, secure

New York (JFK) - Tokyo (NRT)

Our onboard couriers personally accompany the shipment meaning the custom clearance procedure is quick and your air cargo is immediately available at your destination.
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Day 1

Request received


Offer sent to customer


Customer confirmed


Courier picked up the shipment


Courier arrived at JFK airport


Check-in completed


Courier on board JFK-NRT


Flight departed

Day 2

Arrival Tokyo-Narita


Courier passed immigration


Import clearance in progress


Import clearance completed


Courier en route to delivery location – ETA 20:30


Courier arrived at delivery location


Shipment delivered and signed for by consignee


Proof of delivery provided to customer

Advantages of working with Chapman Freeborn OBC

Below are just some of the reasons why we’re regarded as among the very best when it comes to delivering onboard courier solutions:

Time-critical deliveries worldwide

Procedural expertise

Dedicated brokers, no call centers

Free no obligation quotes

Customer service 24/7/365

Ongoing status reports